As we move into a new decade, I can’t help looking over my shoulder at all the things I would like to leave behind.
Tagged: Women And Body Image
I met Amy Ferris at The Women’s Media Center in 2005. We were part of the start-up team for a new venture founded by Gloria Steinem, Jane Fonda, and Robin Morgan.
Everyday young girls and women are being bombarded with images that set the standards for what constitutes visual attractiveness in our culture. Margaret Cho knows about these strictures first hand, and addresses them in her standup comedy special on Showtime entitled “Beautiful.”
As long as the separate communities of women are siloed on the Internet, they will only be as strong as their individual voices and agendas.